Program Contact

Graduate Recruiter
School of Physics
Georgia Institute of Technology
837 State St.
Atlanta, GA 30332-0430


Application Deadlines

  • Computational Science and Engineering Ph.D. and M.S. - January 3
  • Physics Ph.D. and M.S. - January 3
  • Quantitative Biosciences Ph.D. - December 1
  • Robotics M.S. - February 1

Admittance Terms


Areas of Research

  • Astrophysics
  • Atomic, Molecular and Optical Physics
  • Condensed Matter and Materials Physics
  • Non-linear Science
  • Physics of Living Systems
  • Soft Matter Physics

Interdisciplinary Programs

  • M.S. and Ph.D. Computational Science and Engineering
  • Ph.D. in Quantitative Biosciences
  • M.S. Robotics

Standardized Tests

TOEFL Requirements

  • Institute Code: 5248
  • Department Code: 76
  • Minimum Score Required: 106, with minimum section scores of 19

IELTS Academic Requirements

  • Minimum Score Required: ≥ 7.5 (minimum band score for all skills is 7)
  • Official scores must be sent via the IELTS electronic score delivery service to Georgia Institute of Technology, ​Graduate

GRE Requirements

  • Institute Code: R5248
  • Department Code: 0808
  • GRE general test is not required for all applicants.
  • GRE physics test is not required for all applicant.


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